Obituaries

Virginia Chaplinski - 104

8/5/1912 - 9/27/2016
Chicago Historic Pullman neighborhood

Virginia Chaplinski nee Appoloni age 104 passed away peacefully September 27th.   Lifelong resident of Chicago’s Historic Pullman...

Josephine "Pina" Costello - 93

9/24/1923 - 9/24/2016
Blue Island and Roseland

 

Josephine “Pina” Costello nee Nertoli passed away peacefully on Saturday Sept...

Anita J. Longo - 88

3/13/1928 - 9/22/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident

           Anita J. Longo nee Saia, age 88, lifelong Chicago...

Gloria Prox - 91

10/12/1924 - 9/22/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident

Gloria Prox nee Tiberi age 91.  Lifelong Chicago Heights resident and longtime Office Manager for Chicago Heights Furnace Supply.  Member of the Church...

Irene W. Hertl - 90

3/9/1926 - 9/17/2016
Chicago

Irene W. Hertl nee Przyborowski age 90.  Longtime resident of Chicago’s Historic Pullman/Holy Rosary Parish. Graduate of Fenger High School and received...

David A. Mattio - 68

8/19/1948 - 9/7/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights

 

David A. Mattio. Longtime Athletic Director and Football Coach at Marian Catholic...

Chris William Stefani - 88

4/28/1928 - 9/7/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights

Chris William Stefani age 88.  Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland...

Matthew Anthony Ghidotti - 33

9/10/1982 - 9/5/2016
Orland Hills

Matthew Anthony Ghidotti age 33, passed away suddenly.  Long time Orland Hills resident.  Beloved son, brother, nephew...

Thomas J. Hoffman - 79

4/21/1937 - 9/3/2016
Longtime Steger resident

Thomas J. Hoffman, age 79,  Longtime Steger resident. Husband of the late Charlotte nee Burgess.  Father of Thomas M....

Olga Jarrette nee Christofanelli - 91

6/2/1925 - 9/3/2016
Longtime Chicago Heights resident

Olga Jarrette nee Christofanelli, age 91, Longtime Chicago Heights Resident.  Passed away peacefully September 3, 2016.  Wife of the late Bert R....

Jennifer A. Taylor - 54

3/11/1962 - 8/26/2016
Richton Park

Jennifer A. Taylor age 54. Richton Park resident, born and raised in Chicago Heights. Marian Catholic High School Graduate....

Geraldine "Gerry" Meekma - 86

12/31/1929 - 8/25/2016
Lansing

Geraldine P. “Gerry” Meekma nee Maffei age 86.  Longtime Lansing resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood.  Retired from Sears &...

Roy Joseph Pesavento - 89

6/27/1927 - 8/23/2016
Dunedin, FL formerly of Roseland

Roy Joseph Pesavento passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. He was born on...

David John Valente - 70

3/26/1946 - 8/21/2016
Tinley Park

David John Valente age 70.  Tinley Park resident formerly of Terre Haute, IN and Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood.  Son of Alberta “Tina” nee...

John P. Herbert, Sr. - 87

11/29/1928 - 8/20/2016
Dolton

 John P. Herbert Sr., age 87, of Dolton, IL passed away on Aug. 20, 2016. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years,...

Arthur Fred Garrett III - 55

3/31/1961 - 8/18/2016
Lifelong Steger resident

Arthur Fred Garrett III age 55.  Lifelong Steger resident.  Longtime Proprietor of Art’s Towing in Steger.  Husband for 33 years of Terri...

Matthew David Brei - 33

12/23/1982 - 8/18/2016
Longtime Chicago Heights and Steger

Matthew David Brei, age 33.  Longtime Chicago Heights and Steger resident.  Father of Matthew David Jr., Alanna and Ashley Brei.  Son of Cynthia L....

Margarita Palmer - 88

3/22/1928 - 8/14/2016
Longtime Park Forest and Chicago Heights resident

Margarita Palmer nee Camacho, age 88. Longtime Park Forest and Chicago Heights resident, native of...

Rose Glogowski - 94

8/11/1921 - 8/10/2016
Homewood

Rose Glogowski nee Murzyn age 94.  Born and raised in Harvey/St. John the Baptist Parish.  Graduate of Thornton High School.  Retired after 30...

Francisco Perez - 58

5/29/1958 - 8/10/2016
Harvey

Francisco Perez age 58.  Longtime Harvey resident, native of Ziritzicuaro, Michoacan, Mexico.  Husband for 29 years of Maria Perez.  Father of...

Richard H. "Dick" McGathey - 92

8/7/1924 - 8/9/2016
Hazel Crest

Richard H. “Dick” McGathey, age 92. Lifelong East Hazel Crest resident. Retired Chief Building Engineer for the Masonite Corporation’s Chicago Headquaters....

Ricardo G. Ramirez - 74

4/3/1942 - 8/7/2016
Chicago Heights

Ricardo G. Ramirez, age 74. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, native of Monterey, Mexico. Retired with 40 years of service as a...

Edward P. Vander Luitgaren - 94

8/19/1921 - 8/1/2016
Olympia Fields and Calumet Park

Edward P. Vander Luitgaren, age 94. Longtime Olympia Fields and Calumet Park resident. Native of Enschede, Holland. As a proud...

Eugene M. Garritano - 74

12/5/1941 - 7/31/2016
Grant Park

Eugene Garritano, age 74. Longtime Dolton and Cedar Lake, IN resident recently of Grant Park. Retired Locomotive Engineer for...

George J. Kristina - 87

7/5/1929 - 7/31/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights

George J. “TV George” Kristina age 87.  Lifelong Chicago Heights resident.  Graduate of Bloom Twp H.S. and Devry...

Florence "Tootsie" Calabrese nee Kubilius - 84

10/11/1931 - 7/30/2016
Chicago Heights resident formerly of Homewood and Roseland

Florence M. “Tootsie” Calabrese nee Kubilius, age 84. Longtime Chicago Heights and Homewood resident formerly of Chicago’s...

Donna Ghiotto - 81

5/8/1935 - 7/29/2016
Longtime Olympia Fields and Roseland resident

 

Donna Ghiotto nee Marshall, age 81. Longtime Olympia Fields and Roseland resident....

Armand Artuso - 96

5/14/1920 - 7/27/2016
Lansing resident formerly of Roseland

Armand Dominick Artuso, age 96, passed away peacefully at his home July 27, 2016. WWII Veteran, U.S....

Josephine Zivkovich - 93

11/28/1922 - 7/27/2016
Calemt City resident formely of Roseland

 Josephine Zivkovich nee Spiller, age 93. Longtime Calumet City resident formerly of Roseland. Wife of the late Mark...

Robert F. O'Neill - 93

1/8/1923 - 7/26/2016
Longtime Homewood resident

Robert F. O’Neill, age 93. Longtime Homewood resident. A retired Certified Public Accountant, Bob had worked many years for...

John Andrew Cifelli - 27

12/13/1988 - 7/26/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident

 

John Andrew Cifelli, age 27. Lifeong Chicago Heights resident. Graduate of...

Gloria M. Strzelec nee DeJoris - 89

10/22/1926 - 7/24/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident

 

Gloria M. Strzelec nee DeJoris age 89. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Wife for...

Armand "Mando" DeQui - 86

9/1/1929 - 7/24/2016
Longtime Lansing resident formerly of Chicago's Roseland Neigborhood

 

Armand “Mando” DeQui, age 86. Longtime Lansing resident formerly of Roseland....

Phil D'Angelo - 77

4/22/1939 - 7/23/2016
Chicago Heights

 

Phil D’Angelo, age 77. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident passed away peacefully at...

Charles A. DeVivo - 70

4/6/1946 - 7/22/2016
Matteson, Illinois

 Charles A. DeVivo, age 70. Lifelong Matteson resident. Retired after 27 years of service as a clerk for the E J & E...

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